Augustus Romaldus Wright

Augustus Romaldus Wright

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death 31 Mar 1891 (aged 77)
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Burial Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section OR, Lot 294
Memorial ID 6573250 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1835 and commenced the practice of law in Crawfordville, Georgia. In 1857, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress, serving until 1859. After the Georgia Secession Convention in 1861, he was offered provisional governorship of Georgia by President Lincoln, but declined to serve as a member of the Confederate Congress. During the Civil War, he organized Wright's Legion, which became the 38th Georgia Infantry. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the Georgia Constitutional Convention of 1877.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 3 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6573250
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus Romaldus Wright (16 Jun 1813–31 Mar 1891), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6573250, citing Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .